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Nigel Farage has accused the Tories of failing to ship its Brexit guarantees to voters.

The former Ukip chief was a key determine within the marketing campaign to go away the European Union.

Asked if he stood by his earlier declare that Brexit had failed, Mr Farage mentioned: “No, it’s not a failure but we failed to deliver.

“It cannot be a failure. We’ve left the European Union. We’re now self-governing.”

But he added: “Brexit has failed those that voted for it, believing that immigration numbers could be decreased.”

Net migration – the distinction between the variety of individuals coming to reside within the UK and people leaving – has risen sharply since 2021, when the UK left the EU.

This has been pushed by non-EU nationals coming to the UK.

Net migration reached file ranges in 2022 earlier than decreasing barely the next 12 months.

Reform UK has mentioned it backs a freeze on non-essential immigration to alleviate strain on housing and public providers, improve wages and “protect our culture identity and values”.

Mr Farage additionally criticised the Conservatives for “binning” their promise to scrap 4,000 EU legal guidelines.

Pressed over whether or not he was simply blaming others, Mr Farage mentioned: “If you put me in charge, it would be very, very different. Of course they didn’t do that.

“The Conservative Party by no means believed in Brexit…They picked it up as a political alternative, and so they didn’t ship.”

Mr Farage who’s standing to be the MP for Clacton, introduced his return to frontline politics earlier this month to steer the Reform Party.

His grilling with the BBC’s Nick Robinson is the primary time he has obtained a heated grilling on his insurance policies for the nation forward of the July 4 basic election.

Reform has surged forward in a number of polls – even beating the Conservatives within the nationwide vote share.